NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets
NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events.

Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge
Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested.

Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims
Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

Michigan State University says it has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.

The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award
The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award

The chairman of Michigan State University's governing board says the school is "truly sorry" for what disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar's victims and families went through.

Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph
Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible.

SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77
SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77

Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, has died.

Alabama-Louisville to kickoff ABC's Saturday Night Football
Alabama-Louisville to kickoff ABC's Saturday Night Football

National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC's first Saturday Night Football game; Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the opening weekend of the season.

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?
Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college sports.

Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting
Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling
NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

NFL wants Congress to enact framework for legalized sports betting in wake of Supreme Court's ruling.

The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting
The Latest: Supreme Court clears way for sports betting

The American Gaming Association calls the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal law barring gambling in most states "a victory for the millions of Americans who seek to bet on sports in a safe and regulated manner.".

South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson
South Carolina plans statue of hoops star A'ja Wilson

University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies by saying the school plans to build a statue to national women's basketball player of the year A'ja Wilson.

Ridley enjoys 'more freedom' at Falcons rookie minicamp
Ridley enjoys 'more freedom' at Falcons rookie minicamp

Former Alabama standout Calvin Ridley enjoys 'a little more freedom' on first day of Falcons rookie minicamp.

Rudolph: In Pittsburgh to learn, not 'bother' Roethlisberger
Rudolph: In Pittsburgh to learn, not 'bother' Roethlisberger

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Mason Rudolph is focusing on adjusting to the NFL; isn't worried about his presence being an issue for Ben Roethlisberger.

Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot
Albany coach Scott Marr: NCAA lacrosse tourney a crapshoot

Reigning champion Maryland is the top seed as the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins.

Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew
Tessitore, Witten, McFarland, Salters on ESPN 'MNF' crew

Three new voices will work ESPN's Monday night games this NFL season.

Audits warned of lax Michigan State athletic money oversight
Audits warned of lax Michigan State athletic money oversight

Audits show Michigan State University's former athletic director Mark Hollis and former President Lou Anna Simon were repeatedly warned that sports staff members weren't adequately following the school's financial procedures.

Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns
Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson resigns

The Minnesota Timberwolves say assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid reports that women had accused him of improper conduct.

Advisers aid baseball prospects, might do same in basketball
Advisers aid baseball prospects, might do same in basketball

NCAA baseball draft rules recommended for basketball lauded by star catcher who hired adviser to help navigate process in high school and college.

Buffalo buzzing over Bills draft picks, Sabres lottery win
Buffalo buzzing over Bills draft picks, Sabres lottery win

A renewed sense of hope arises in Buffalo after the Bills selected quarterback Josh Allen in the first round of the draft, and the Sabres won the NHL draft lottery over the span of three days.

Group: NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe
Group: NCAA reforms should go further amid FBI hoops probe

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics supports recent reform proposals to the NCAA amid a federal corruption investigation into college basketball _ but wants the NCAA to do more.

Alabama releases contracts for football assistants
Alabama releases contracts for football assistants

New Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley will make $1.2 million annually and defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi is set to earn $1.1 million.

College hoops coach catches 2 foul balls at Yankee Stadium
College hoops coach catches 2 foul balls at Yankee Stadium

Marist women's basketball coach Brian Giorgis is a lifelong baseball fan, going to nearly every park, but had never come close to catching a ball before getting two fouls in a game at Yankee Stadium.

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